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NBC
Nov 8, 2012 6:00am PST
, "today in the bay." >>> california voters have ushered in a new era in state politics not seen in more than 100 years. with all precincts counted, democrats are announced they have won a supermajority in both houses of california's legislature. two-thirds majority in the senate and assembly allows democrats to pass tax laws, budgets and other spending issues without any republican support. this marks the first time since 1883 that democrats have held a supermajority. >>> now that voters have officially passed prop 30, college students will see those benefits almost immediately. csu students will get a refund for the tuition increase they paid this semester and tuition costs will roll back even more in the spring. csu officials say they're still working out the details, but students can expect to get back about $250 of their fall tuition. in college, that's large dollars. meantime students at uc berkeley calling for tuition cuts of their own. students will rally today to demand prop 30 funds be used to reduce tuition and bring back programs and classes that were cut due to the funding.
NBC
Nov 24, 2012 5:30pm PST
in chicago that doesn't work, a $6.2 million program to read license plates in california, and $6,000 for sno-cone machines in michigan. they said that could make ice in case of emergency. do you blame communities for abusing the system? >> we have created a culture in our country that says you don't have to stand on your own, the federal government will come in, and the federal government's all of us. i don't blame communities. i blame members of congress. >> reporter: craig fugate is the head of fema which distributes the grants. he says the vast majority of grants are helping to make america safer but acknowledges there have been some hard to explain decisions. >> what was happening though we were trying to build preparedness saying each jurisdiction determine what you need to do to get better prepared but we weren't based that upon what are the threats nationally. >> reporter: back in keene, new hampshire, councilman terry clark tried to block the bearcat. >> i thought it was unconscionable and couldn't be part of it. >> reporter: but clark lost the battle. the bearcat arrived in keene ju
NBC
Nov 18, 2012 8:00am PST
of the senate intelligence committee senator dianne feinstein of california. and chair of the house intelligence committee, congressman mike rogers of michigan. >>> then after the election, will washington get anything done? talks start on how to avoid the fiscal cliff, as mitt romney draws fire from fellow republicans by accusing the president of doling out, quote, gifts to minority groups in exchange for their vote. what's the fallout and the future of the gop? with us, tea-party backed congressman raul labrador, tom friedman, former white house chief of staff for bill clinton john podesta, republican strategist mike murphy, and nbc news chief foreign affairs correspondent andrea mitchell. >>> announcer: from nbc news in washington, the world's longest-running television program, this is "meet the press" with david gregory. >>> good sunday morning. with the president's national security team under fire over the petraeus resignation and the benghazi attacks, the president arrived on the world stage this morning for a summit in east asia, and he's got new worries on his mind about the prospect o
NBC
Nov 19, 2012 3:00am PST
rogers and democratic senator from california dianne feinstein. welcome to both of you. >> thank you. >> i want to stay in the middle east and talk about what has been a central preoccupation for you this week, and that is the aftermath of this terror attack on our consulate in benghazi in libya, of course. and as we're on the air this morning, the central question is, who knew what when, and how was this described to the american people? did the government say what it was, when it first happened? and you had former cia director david petraeus testifying in private at the end of the week on friday. this is how the ap describes his testimony, and one of the contradictions it appears to bring up. david petraeus told lawmakers during private hearings on friday, that he believed all along the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in libya was a terrorist strike, even though that wasn't how the obama administration initially described it publicly. representative peter king of new york said petraeus had briefed the house intelligence committee on september 14, and he does not recall petraeus
NBC
Nov 4, 2012 8:00am PST
flew, you know, power equipment from california onmilitary aircraft into the area. so we're doing everything we can. this was an unprecedented storm, and obviously it's impacted so many people on the eastern seaboard. and it's going to take a while to recover. so we're going to be there, each and every day. you know, we've made a lot of progress. not enough. i think everyone would attest. until everyone has been reached and gotten assistance, we get all the power on, the work continues. but i think fema has done an outstanding job. the president obviously has been working on this intensively. and our local leaders, governor christie and mayor bloomberg, governor comeau and governor malloy, and all of the local officials are doing everything they can obviously because people are suffering and hurting out there, and we've got to stand by them and make sure we stay on this until the job gets done. >> let me take you back to political handicapping here in the time two days. you've heard our latest numbers as the polling, a one-point edge for president obama in the national head-to-hea
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